Co-creating solutions that drive scalable community impact.

Working together to design and deploy programs that drive outcomes in community.

We work collaboratively with our stakeholders to maximize the economic and social impact of small businesses in the communities where they operate. We do this by co-creating programs, products, and solutions that scale the flow of capital and resources to small business owners, particularly those who are underrepresented.

CRF’s expertise in bringing together hundreds of community stakeholders, small business lending partners, business service organizations, and technology advancements to orchestrate collaborative, consultative solutions for small business gives us a unique, integrated approach to enabling access and agency for small business owners.

Program Capabilities

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Program Planning & Design

Expert advice, impactful tools, and innovative technology to make your program a reality.

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Program Management

Maximize the collective impact of your small business programs.

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Program Evaluation

Intuitive data and tools expand impact beyond the lifetime of your program

Bringing it all together.

Each of CRF’s solution offerings are critical components of our program offerings for small businesses. Depending on the needs of each community served, CRF has the ability to draw on its expertise in lending, technology, and services to inform program creation.

CRF Lending

Leverage our lending products to increase the flow of capital to small businesses.

CRF Services

Amplify your small business lending programs with capacity-building services.

CRF Technology

Expand your reach and grow lending capacity through integrated technology solutions that enable opportunity.

CRF Program Success

SOAR Fund Helps Over 1,000 small businesses receive access to capital

Launched in April 2021, the Southern Opportunity and Resiliency (SOAR) Fund provided affordable financing and free business support to services to eligible small businesses and nonprofits across the southern and southeastern United States to help them rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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